Monday, September 30, 2013

Lucas Cruikshank


Known as: American actor and internet personality.

Known for:
- Creator of the YouTube series Fred, where he stars as Fred Figglehorn, a fictional 6-year-old boy who has a dysfunctional home life and "anger management issues".

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Sunday, September 29, 2013

David Norris


Known as: Irish politician, activist and scholar.

Known for:
- The first openly gay person to be elected to public office in Ireland; founder of the Campaign for Homosexual Law Reform; scholar specializing in the works of author James Joyce.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Twitter page

Saturday, September 28, 2013

John Kelly


Known as: American performance artist.

Known for:
- His breakthrough New York City concert series Rebel Songs of a Range Queen.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, September 27, 2013

Jewelle Gomez


Known as: American writer and activist.

Known for:
- Her writing — fiction, poetry, plays, essays and cultural criticism — that has appeared in a wide variety of venues, both feminist and mainstream.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Wentworth Miller


Known as: American actor, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His role as Michael Scofield in the Fox television series Prison Break.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Simon Russell Beale


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His performances on stage (Olivier Awards for Candide, Uncle Vanya), film (Persuasion, The Deep Blue Sea) and television (BAFTA Awards for A Dance to the Music of Time, Henry IV, Parts I and II).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Hilton Als


Known as: American writer and critic.

Known for:
- Theater critic for the magazine The New Yorker; his autobiographical book The Women.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Monday, September 23, 2013

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Barbara Smith


Known as: American activist, writer, critic and teacher.

Known for:
- Playing a significant role in building and sustaining Black Feminism in the United States.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Raven-Symoné


Known as: American actress and singer.

Known for:
- Her performances on such TV programs as The Cosby Show, That's So Raven and The Cheetah Girls.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Friday, September 20, 2013

Scotty Joe Weaver


Known as: American hate crime victim.

Known for:
- 18-year-old murder victim from Bay Minette, Alabama, whose burned and partially decomposed body was discovered on July 22, 2004.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Lineysha Sparx


Known as: Puerto Rican drag performer and reality TV personality; née Andy Trinidad.

Known for:
- His appearances on the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page for RuPaul's Drag Race
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Ann Northrop


Known as: American journalist, activist and TV host.

Known for:
- Contributor to such magazines as Ms. and Lady's Home Journal; co-host of the TV news program Gay USA.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Monday, September 16, 2013

Nong Toom


Known as: Thai boxer and actress; née Parinya Charoenphol or Parinya Kiatbusaba; a.k.a. Nong Thoom or Nong Tum.

Known for:
- Muay Thai (Thai boxing) champion; subject of the biopic Beautiful Boxer.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Sunday, September 15, 2013

William Ivey Long


Known as: American costume designer.

Known for:
- His Tony Award-winning costumes for the such Broadway productions of Nine, Crazy for You, The Producers, Hairspray, Grey Gardens and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Cody Cummings


Known as: American pornographic actor; a.k.a. Tyler Cummings, Kristopher Gates.

Known for:
- His performances in movies for various adult studios and websites.

Know more:
- Official site
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Friday, September 13, 2013

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Darren Young


Known as: American wrestler; née Frederick Rosser.

Known for:
- The first WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) professional wrestler to come out as gay while still active.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Frank Ripploh


Known as: German actor, director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- His semi-autobiographical movie Taxi zum Klo and its sequel Taxi Nach Kairo.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Monday, September 9, 2013

June Miller


Known as: Austrian literary muse.

Known for:
- Second wife of author Henry Miller; her relationship with writer Anaïs Nin.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Nicole Conn


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her films Claire of the Moon, Cynara: Poetry in Motion, little man, Elena Undone and A Perfect Ending.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Lady Catiria


Known as: Puerto Rican drag performer and activist; née Catiria Reyes

Known for:
- Popular New York City nightclub performer; first person to win two titles at the Miss Continental Beauty Pageant.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Friday, September 6, 2013

Wakefield Poole


Known as: American director, dancer, choreographer and pornographic director.

Known for:
- Pioneering film director in gay pornographic films, including Boys in the Sand and Bijou.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Jim Kepner


Known as: American journalist, writer, historian, archivist and activist.

Known for:
- Pioneering journalist, homophile activist and founder of the International Gay and Lesbian Archives.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Ben Whishaw


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His performances on the stage (Hamlet), film (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, I'm Not There, Bright Star, Brideshead Revisited, Skyfall, Cloud Atlas) and TV (Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, The Hour).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Monday, September 2, 2013

David France


Known as: American journalist, writer and director.

Known for:
- His investigative journalism on GLBT topics; author of Our Fathers: The Secret Life of the Catholic Church in an Age of Scandal; director of the documentary How to Survive a Plague.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Kortney Ryan Ziegler


Known as: American director, writer and artist.

Known for:
- His popular black queer feminist blog blac (k) ademic; director of the documentary Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

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